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How effective is Gabapentin for Insomnia?

Summary: 19 Gabapentin users have rated its effectiveness for Insomnia.

Overall ratings: 2.6/5
Long term ratings: 3.0/5

This is a review of how effective Gabapentin (gabapentin) is for Insomnia and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,568 Gabapentin users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lunesta, Zolpidem Tartrate, Ambien Cr, Melatonin. (latest reports from 143,724 Insomnia patients)

On Jan, 28, 2015: 19 people are studied for taking Gabapentin in Insomnia




Gabapentin effectiveness for Insomnia


Long term Gabapentin effectiveness for Insomnia

Gabapentin effectiveness for Insomnia (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall44740
Long term
(1+ years)
02320

Age of people who take Gabapentin for Insomnia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%0.00%15.79%15.79%21.05%26.32%21.05%

Who find Gabapentin more effective for Insomnia?

Age of people who find Gabapentin more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Does clonazapam cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?
    Patient fell a year ago and injured her neck and broke a bone in her arm. Has had severe pain in her neck. Getting acupuncture frequently. Recently tried to change medication from Valium to Clonazepam, and developed severe tinnitus. She said she only missed two days of Valium. She also says she has skipped days without taking valium and never had a problem. She says Clonazepam caused the tinnitus. I can't find anything that states a side effect of clonazepam is tinnitus.
  • Is it safe to take biotin and humira to gether?
    I would like to add biotin to my daily med. schedule. I want to make sure there are no interactions
  • What are interactions of gabapentin and statins (1 answer)
    I would like to know if there are any known interactions between gabapentin and a statin drug.
  • I take klonopin and diltiazem (calcium channel blocker blood pressure medicine) and am concerned about side effects. my accupuncturist recommends the ashwagandha. anyone have any issues with this?
    I take these prescription medications but have been going to an accupuncturist since 2012. I have trouble sleeping at night without my clonazepam and take naps during the day and am having trouble losing weight. She thinks that my adrenal glands may be fatigued and told me to try something called Adrenal Response which contains Sensoril Ashwagandha. When I looked up Ashwaganda it said that it could interact with the Clonazepam or Klonopin and also with High blood pressure medication. I am a little concerned. I mentioned this to her and she said they both are metabolized by the liver and it should be ok to take it, just to take it an hour or more after I take the Clonazepam. Has anyone had any issues with interactions with their prescribed meds while taking Ashwagandha? I don't want to have to monitor my blood pressure because my blood pressure medication works good for me. Any help would be appreciated because I want to try it but I am a little scared too. Thanks, Crystal
  • Does gabapentin cause stevens johnson syndrome?
    is gabapentin associated with drug hypersensitivity, stevens johnson syndrome, DRESS, or erythema multiofrma ?

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  • I developed moon face and buffalo hump on neurontin. I've been off the med for 8 months but still look like cushings.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I have been taking Lunesta as sleeping aid for about 3 months and the last few days it has completely stopped working. I even questioned whether I had even taken it or not. My doctor added Gabapentin 100 mg to take with it and last night I finally slept and woke rested.

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • wondering if the two drugs can be taken 2 hrs apart in the evening

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